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THE LATEST FROM THE NYS LEGISLATURE THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY EVICTION AND FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ACT OF 2020
On December 28, 2020, the New York State Legislature passed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020 (CEEFPA) with the stated intention of protecting the public health, safety, and morals of New Yorkers from the dangers of the COVID-19 and to avoid as many evictions as possible for those people experiencing financial hardships and for those who are unable to move due to an increased risk of severe illness or death from COVID-19.
Court Declines to Award Abatement Sought Due to Mold, and Requires Extensive Proof for Protection Under the Safe Harbor Act
Nikolaos Preponis, of Kucker Marino Winiarsky & Bittens, LLP, successfully defeated a tenant’s claim seeking a 100% abatement on over $50,000 due in back-rent. Tenant claimed landlord had breached the warranty of habitability as a result of there being mold in the...
KMWB Wins $1.4 Million Judgment in Federal Court Trial for Client Engaged in Domestic and International Business.
In the Complaint which KMWB’s William D. Hummell filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Elof Hansson USA Inc., a New York corporation whose business includes supplying building materials in international trade, including steel...